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Update with pics: Sheriff Dept – School Bus accident –

February 11, 2016   ·   0 Comments

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PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – Updated post from earlier today. I snapped a few pictures at the accident scene earlier this afternoon on my way to ...

BREAKING: Sheriff Dept and School Bus involved in accident –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – A school bus, an Edgar County Sheriff Deputy car, and a white truck were all involved in an accident at or ...

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“Good Ole Boys” derail vote on Airport Main Hangar lease extension –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – During the Edgar County Board Meeting this morning, the board heard public comments as required by the Open Meetings Act. One ...

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Edgar Co. Board Member Heltsley admits he cannot prove claims –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – We tried to verify Edgar County Board Member Mike Heltsley’s claims of “utterly useless spending and diminished services” in his recent ...

Tom Tuttle appointed interim Edgar County Airport Manager –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – After accepting Jerry Griffin’s resignation, the county board appointed Tom Tuttle as interim Airport Manager. More info to follow…

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Edgar Co. Airport – IDOT – Division of Aeronautics suspends airport grant work for second time in 18 months –

EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) – For the second time in the past 18 months, and in a move reminiscent of what we reported in September of 2014, ...

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State Rep Candidate Randy Peterson – The do-nothing county party chairman –

EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) – When you look at people and how they conduct themselves in their quest for political power, you must take into ...

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Edgar County Airport Manager Resigned –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – On the agenda for the upcoming Edgar County Board Meeting, February 10, 2016, is item number 17, “Accept Resignation of Jerry ...

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Edgar Co. Board’s Heltsley utterly useless spending and diminished services –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – In our final responsive dispatch to Mike Heltsley’s wild-eyed, angry letter to the “editor”: “A prime example was John Kraft picking ...

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Former Clark Co. Circuit Clerk tries to pull a Mike Heltsley on whistleblower –

CLARK CO., IL. (ECWd) – New tactics of public officials (and former officials) travels fast, even if they have no merit. As some of you ...

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Edgar County – Why did Board Member Charles Mike Heltsley write the letter?

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – Over the past several days, many people have asked why Charles Mike Helstsley would have written such a letter to the ...

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Edgar County’s Mike Heltsley envious of honorable service –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – We left off with the “Proud to be a Good Ole Boy” and “Your County Board is not stealing from you” ...

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Charles Michael Heltsley says: “The county board is not stealing from you” –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – In another of our short dispatches in response to Edgar County Board Member Charles Michael Heltsley’s childish rant (read it here) ...

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Mike Heltsley – Proud to be a Good Ole Boy –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – Next in his “letter” to the so-called editors of the Prairie Press, he talks about getting the work of the people ...

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Edgar Co. Board Member Mike Heltsley asked us to write this –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – Well, not in those exact words, but in his actions. First off, the Prairie Press indicates it welcomes letters to the ...

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Edgar County Airport Policy Update –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – The most recent two meetings of the Edgar County Airport Advisory Board had discussions on using the “Airport Policy Manual” as ...

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Edgar County’s list of achievements for 2015 ? –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – In their usual and sustained inept reporting of county board business, the Prairie Press employed Gary Henry to continue their efforts ...

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Edgar County – That pesky nonexistent Airport Policy Handbook –

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) – In a previous article (here), we explained some of the history behind the Edgar County Airport Manager’s Handbook, aka Policy ...

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Watchdogs on Joe Walsh Show, AM-560 The Answer, Chicago –

Chicago, IL. (ECWd) – Updated with podcast link: Listen to it at the 33:15 mark in the Jan. 15, 2016 show:   ———————— We recorded ...

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Edgar Co. Airport Meeting – The Handbook & Changes coming on Advisory Board

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – Updated January 12, 2015 @ 7:43 a.m. to correct a quote… Well, another exciting meeting behind us! This Edgar County Airport ...

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Alan Zuber, Karl Farnham refuse to sign for Administrative Review Summons –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – In an update to the Complaint for Administrative Review I filed last week in the Edgar County Circuit Court, one requirement ...

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Edgar Co. Board sued under Administrative Review Law –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – The Edgar County Board, and each individual board member, are the subject of a lawsuit pursuant to the Illinois Administrative Review ...

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IDOT District 5 – Free Rent and Property Tax Avoidance ?

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – According to a recent document dump from the Illinois Department of Transportation in relation to a Freedom of Information Act request ...

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Edgar Co. Facing Lawsuit Over Excessive Compensation To Elected Officials –

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) – UPDATE: Dec. 28, 2015 – To clear up some misunderstandings, it is our position and belief that the county elected ...

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RIDES Mass Transit District Threatens Lawsuit Against Edgar County –

EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) – On December 15, 2015 I submitted a request for public records to RIDES Mass Transit District, for all communications between ...

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Edgar County Airport’s Crosswind Runway Violated State Law –

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) – The Crosswind Runway Project that the Edgar County Airport completed back in 2012, was approved and constructed in violation of ...

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Edgar County Airport Board Nominates New Board Member –

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) – The Edgar County Airport Advisory Board held its first meeting in three months, since the Airport Manager, Jerry Griffin, could ...

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IDOT’s Bureau Chief of Transit Operations Giving Questionable Advice –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – This article is simply another in the long line of problems created when the Edgar County Board refuses to follow the ...

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Kings of Petty Politics Part 4 – “Repeat the Lie”

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) – Finally, the Prairie Press finishes out their unwarranted attack on someone (me) who tried to verify a statement they quoted, ...

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Kings of Petty Politics Part 3 – “The Paperclip”

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) – The Kings of Petty Politics, Prairie Press, and their “Editorial” next try to equate a FOIA designed to determine if ...

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